"Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Paul Tillich on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Paul Tillich on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Paul Tillich on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Paul Tillich on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Paul Tillich on Lawrence Welk
"Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone."
"Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone."
"Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone."
"Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically, because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate."
"The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable."